NO green pass is no longer required to access the Museum and Planetarium.
UNTIL JUNE 15, 2022 TO ACCESS GAL HASSIN FFP2 MASK IS MANDATORY FOR AGES 6 AND UP. AFTER THIS DATE MASK USE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
The GAL Hassin Center – Outreach and Educational Pole is divided into several sections: the Planetarium, the Space and Time Park, the Observatory Terrace and the Museum.
Booking online is always required to visit GAL Hassin.
The activities take place outdoors and, in part, indoors. It is therefore asked to be equipped with a mask (from the age of 6 years), to respect the rules on physical distance and to pay attention to the indications that are placed inside the GAL Hassin Center for the transit from one room to another.
The ticket is purchased online and allows you access to only one entrance to GAL Hassin on the day and time you have selected.
For organizational reasons, the activities are held exclusively in Italian.
For visits in English, the date and time have to be agreed with the GAL Hassin staff and for a number not less than 20 people.
In case of adverse weather conditions, GAL Hassin reserves the faculty to modify the scheduled outdoor events (the visit of the Space and Time Park and/or Solar/Sky Observations in the Observation Terrace) with indoor activities in the GAL Hassin Museum and Planetarium.
The full day ticket includes the observation of the sky with the naked eye, guided by a professional astrophysicist with a special laser pointer. The individual observation at the eyepiece of the telescopes is replaced by the projection on screen of footage of celestial bodies as long as the health emergency from Covid-19 remains.
For the evening-night activities, please remember to wear appropriate clothing for the altitude (550 meters). Sky observations is completely carried out outside (of about 3 hours duration).
The start of the activities varies depending on the season or month of the year: only one activity is offered per day.
Below, you find the start time and the end time of the visit.
Applying for discounts. For groups of more than 30 adults, a 1 euro discount per person can be applied. The discount code must be requested to the GAL Hassin staff before making the online payment. To request the discount code, please contact: email@example.com.
Discounts do not apply to non work-related visits, except those already authorized by (the regulation for disabled people).
The Educational and Outreach Center is divided into several sections: the Planetarium, the Space and Time Park, the Observatory Terrace and the Museum.
To visit our Center, reservations are always required.
We are available from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. every day ( except on holidays) at the following numbers: +39 0921 662 890, +39 329 845 2944 (mobile).
Visits are guided by professional astrophysicists with an average time duration of about two hours and a half.
The visit includes an activity in the Planetarium, a section in the Museum or an external visit to the Park of Space and Time.
COVID-19 HEALTH EMERGENCY
Due to the evolution of the pandemic, in accordance with the urgent measures for the containment and management of the epidemiological emergency, in order to protect visitors and staff, we list the health and safety measures to be taken at GAL Hassin:
- Collect the ticket at the ticket office;
- wear the mask outside GAL Hassin;
- cover your mouth and nose if you sneeze or cough;
- wash your hands frequently with soap, and use alcohol-based disinfectants;
- avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth;
- avoid handshakes, hugs and sharing bottles and glasses with others;
- follow the visiting paths, or ask to GAL Hassin staff if you need help;
- during the visit the astronomer guide will give you the right indications where to go.
UNTIL JUNE 15, 2022 TO ACCESS GAL HASSIN THE FFP2 MASK IS MANDATORY FOR AGES 6 AND UP.
The Regions have activated dedicated numbers to respond to requests for information and urgent measures to contain and manage the contagion of the new coronavirus in Italy. In Sicily, contact: 800 458 787.
Useful numbers from the Ministry of Health. from Italy: 1500 (free toll number); from abroad: +39 0232008345 – +39 0283905385.